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Ford vs. New York

By on 12.27.06 | 12:56PM

Editor & Publisher tells the story behind one of the most famous headlines in newspaper history: FORD TO CITY: DROP DEAD. The best part:

In contrast, the corresponding hed in The New York Times that day was: "FORD, CASTIGATING CITY, ASSERTS HE'D VETO FUND GUARANTEE; OFFERS BANKRUPTCY BILL."

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